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Hat tips to Former SJI student, Charles (graduate in 1979).
REGARDING FOR: SISTER LAURENTINE'S DEATH, PUBLISHED ON STL TODAY's.
ST. LOUIS: SISTER MARY LAURENTINE LORENZ
Obtained from STL TODAY:
LAST PUBLISHED: OCTOBER 3, 2007, 12:00:00 AM)
Lorenz, Sister Mary Laurentine C.S.J.~of Nazareth Living Center, Sun., Sept. 30, 2007. Beloved daughter of the late Joseph and Mary Lorenz (nee Lorsbach); dear aunt, great-aunt, cousin, friend and Sister in Christ.Services: Funeral Mass Thurs., Oct. 4, 10 a.m. at Nazareth Living Center with burial following in Nazareth Cemetery. Visitation Wed., 3-7 p.m. (no prayer service) and visitation 9 a.m. until time of Funeral Mass on Thurs. Contributions may be given to Sisters of St. Joseph Retirement Fund, 6400 Minnesota Ave., St. Louis, MO 63111. FEY Service.
Tuesday, Oct. 02 2007
Sister Mary Laurentine Lorenz, a longtime teacher at St. Joseph Institute for
the Deaf, died Sunday (Sept. 30, 2007) of respiratory failure at DePaul Health
Center in Bridgeton. She was 93.
Born in St. Joseph, Mo., Sister Lorenz entered the Sisters of St. Joseph of
Carondelet in 1936 and professed final vows in 1942.
She graduated in 1936 with a bachelor's degree in art and certificate in
teaching from Fontbonne College (now Fontbonne University). She earned a
master's degree in deaf education from Kentucky State University in 1960.
In 1939, Sister Lorenz began her teaching career at St. Joseph Institute for
the Deaf in St. Louis. In 1992, she retired from full-time teaching at the
institute. She then stayed on as a volunteer with the school until she retired
to Nazareth Living Center in south St. Louis County in 2005.
Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday and 9 to 10 a.m. Thursday until
the funeral Mass, to be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday at Nazareth Living
Center Chapel, 2 Nazareth Lane in South County. Burial will follow at Nazareth
Sister Lorenz had no immediate survivors.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet,
St. Louis Province, 6400 Minnesota Avenue, St. Louis, Mo. 63111-2899.
"THAT'S ALL FOLKS" !!!!!!!
SO LONG, SUZZ. LAURENTINE.
Charles (former SJI student - Grad' 1979)